Alka Palekar, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology


Dr. Palekar is a pathologist at UPMC Shadyside.
Office Location:
UPMC Shadyside-Cancer Pavilion
POB 2 Suite 201
5150 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Contact Information:
Office Telephone: 412-623-2338
Lab Telephone: 412-623-1318
Fax: 412-682-6450
Email: palekaras@upmc.edu

Clinical Expertise

  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology
  • Exfoliative Cytology
  • Autopsy

Selected Publications

View Dr. Palekar's publications on PubMed

Papachristou DJ, Palekar A, Surti U, Cieply K, McGough RL, Rao UN., Malignant granular cell tumor of the ulnar nerve with novel cytogenetic and molecular genetic findings. Cancer Genet Cytogenet. 2009 May;191(1):46-50.